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Lard? Yes! Praise the Lard -   It was 1991. Ruth Reichl, was the editor of the Los Angeles Times food section, and she was changing the culinary scene, mostly subtly but with a wake up bang directed  at others.  When she asked me to write...

Recipes

Sweet Potato Casserole - I’ve been making this sweet potato casserole since I arrived in New York in 1983 when a friend brought the sweet potato casserole and it is always on my Thanksgiving menu.  But a little about Alx: If a Nordic God...

Articles

Mexican Pumpkin Recipes - This pork is one of my absolute favorite Mexican pumpkin recipes.  The sauce can be served as a soup or as a pasta sauce even. I’ve served it with pumpkin agnolotti. Pork with Mashed Pumpkin (Puerco con Calabaza)   2...

Zarela Martinez is one of America’s top culinary professionals and a 2013 inductee into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. Her achievements as a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, food television host, and product developer and merchandiser place her as a pioneering woman in the world of the multiplatform food personality. More